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Production Associate

Company: Wolters Kluwer
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Production Associate will manage a portfolio of Society and Prioprietary titles and support company initiatives. Primary responsibilties are outlined below.Essential Duties and responsibilities* Coordinate all advertising material including but not limited to size, color, digital file submission, ad material due dates, insert requirements/quantities.* Work with both in-house and outside sales reps to finalize ad closings/materials and provide extensions.* Combine final sales ad runsheet, marketing , Careers & Events and Society ads, if applicable, to create layout, both print and iPad. Assign positions based on runsheet info. from sales/ad coordinator.* Determine printer specs. signatures, etc.* Pre-flight all new ads.* Post layouts in Produxion Manager and release to comp. & print vendors.* Place new ad material on Prod. Manager ftp site.* Work with the sales reps and ad agency or ad coordinator regarding ad material problems related to preflight to determine if a new ad file is needed.* Create an issue layout ,both print and iPad, based on the PPB budget guidelines, ad/edit ratio criteria, competitive separation guidelines, imposition capabilities, including ancillary cover tips, bellybands, inserts, outserts, and polybagging where necessary. Place editorial content based on edit line up provided by editor. Distribute.* Manage the ad softproofing at comp. vendor before release to press.* Manage ad approvals at the printers via Insite for final critical review,* Coordinate inserts, outserts, cover tips and all other ancillary with journal printers.* Ensure that all mail dates on the assigned publications are met, especially with regard to the revenue month and meeting copy due dates.* Update and maintain the production schedules of the assigned publications/supplements.* Process and approve vendor invoices on the assigned publications to Accounts Payable.* Place e-TOC banner ads* Coordinate iPad ads with sales/ad coordinator; Create iPad ad lineups. Review iPad ads for accuracy of metadata, position, and content on iPad* Send iPad posting info. to sales for final review before posting.* HTML 5 and multimedia iPad ad processing to iPad comp. vendor* Check monthly PQ, folio, actual costs as compared to budget.* Check previous issues usage via Advantage before Print Order creation.* Create Print Order/s* Coordinate and price supplements/special projects* RFP pricing* Provide postal ad% to the printer.Other DutiesPerforms other duties as assigned by supervisor.Job QualificationsEducation:Bachelor degree or equivalent experience.2+ years Graphic Design, Printing or Print Manufacturing experience are critical Familiarity with databases and spreadsheetsCustomer service skills; strong organizational, communication, and follow-up skillsExperience:Previous print manufacturing and production experience.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Database programs - Access, Power Point.Clear and effective communication skills, both written and verbalAbility to manage detail, priorities, and a fast-paced environmentAssure that the expectations and needs of the various parts of the team - publisher, ad sales, editor, administration, production, prepress vendor, printer and other outside contacts - are understood and addressed to the benefit of all, for the best possible outcome, and the highest standards of Wolters Kluwer Health.Travel requirementsOccasional travel

Keywords: Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia , Production Associate, Professions , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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